Building a Strong Attorney-Client Relationship

Hiring the wrong attorney can make or break a case. Likewise, it is important for attorneys to be selective about the cases they take and the clients they work with. Keep these three aspects in mind to build a solid attorney-client relationship: Practice Effective Communication One of the most critical aspects of an attorney-client relationship is […]

The Importance of Communication Cannot Be Overstated

New lawyers, established lawyers, and lawyers on the verge of retirement have something in common: they don’t want legal malpractice lawsuits. No lawyer wants to deal with the costs, hassles, and reputation damage of a lawsuit. We’ve covered ways to avoid malpractice claims before, but we cannot stress enough how important it is to communicate […]

The Dangers of Dabbling

A large number of malpractice claims arise from lawyers taking on matters for which they lack experience or knowledge. Here are some things to know about dabbling, with a focus on three practice areas: immigration, bankruptcy and collections, and real estate.

Claims Digest: COVID-19 and Executing Documents

Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.

State Bar Offers Directionfor Lawyers Working at Home

The challenges of attorneys working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for the State Bar of Wisconsin. The April 2020 issue of the Bar’s bi-weekly newsletter InsideTrack offers some great articles and resources.